Welcome to the University Policy Office

Welcome to the University Policy Office

This website is your guide to university policies within the Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP).

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Disposition of HOP Policies

Retired/Removed or merged HOP Policies are listed here.

Revisions to Interim Policy: HOP 3-3031 Prohibition of Sexual Assault, Interpersonal Violence, Stalking, Sexual Harassment, and Sex Discrimination

This policy prohibits sexual assault, interpersonal violence (including domestic and dating violence), stalking, and sexual harassment (including harassment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or pregnancy status). In addition, this policy also prohibits sex discrimination and sexual exploitation. It further prohibits faculty, staff, other university employees, and university affiliates from engaging in conduct of a sexual nature that is unprofessional or inappropriate for the educational or working environment.

Revisions to: HOP 7-1510 Controlled Substances in Research

This policy was revised to clarify applicable regulations regarding the use of controlled substance and controlled items in laboratory research on campus.